Tours

Learning Forest Tour
This tour will bring you through the lowland rainforest and restored freshwater wetland habitats in the Learning Forest. This latest addition to the Gardens adds 9.8-hectare to the existing Nature Area. Walk through the different layers of a tropical rainforest, observe the collection of giants on a network of elevated boardwalks and discover fascinating products of the forests. Learn more about the wetland, a restored freshwater habitat of native flora and fauna, once found in the Gardens back in the 19th century. Key features of the wetland include five of the eight freshwater vegetation belts described by the prominent botanist, EJH Corner.

*Please note that this programme is a comprehensive tour which includes both the SPH Walk of Giants and the Keppel Discovery Wetlands. Separate tours could be arranged to focus specifically on either the SPH Walk of Giants or the Keppel Discovery Wetlands.

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Suitable for children in P4 - JC2 levels
Duration : 2.0 hours
Fee : $12.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : Learning Forest, Tyersall-Gallop Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


Storytime with Sara - Sara Goes Back in Time
Sara, the Botanicosaurus, discovers a treasure chest of precious photos and items left behind by her grandmother, Nana. Each of these artefacts tells a story of the wonderful plants and people that have contributed to the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Join Sara as she explores the Gardens and uncovers its rich heritage! Participants will go on a guided tour of the Heritage Museum and Heritage Core of the Gardens.

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Suitable for children in P3 - P6 levels
Duration : 1.0 hour
Fee : $6.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : Tanglin Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


Foliage Garden Tour 
Join us for a guided tour of the Foliage Garden to learn about a wide array of ornamental plants boasting colourful foliage of varying shapes and textures. Spot interesting plants that lend themselves to the beauty of nature as you stroll along the boardwalk. Participants will learn that colours and diversity of plants do not rest solely on flowers!

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Suitable for children in P4 - Sec 2 levels
Duration : 
1.0 hour
Fee :$6.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : Foliage Garden, Bukit Timah Core of Singapore Botanic Gardens

Conservation of the Native Orchids of Singapore 
Do you know that, of the 226 species of native orchids recorded in Singapore, more than 170 are considered to be extinct? Only five of them are common. Join us to learn about the recent orchid conservation programme, which sets out to monitor existing species, explore ways to conserve their germplasm and increase their number in various appropriate environments in Singapore. You will be amazed by the horticultural considerations and challenges involved in this meaningful re-introduction exercise. Students will go on a guided tour to learn more about the native orchids found around the Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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Suitable for children in Sec 1 - JC 2 levels
Duration : 
1.5 hours
Fee : $17.50 per child (includes $8.50 "Native Orchids of Singapore - Diversity, Identification and Conservation" publication) subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : Tanglin Core and Central Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


Flowers at Work 
Children are encouraged to take a closer look at selected flowering plants to increase their understanding of the forms and functions of flower parts. Thus, unfolding the mysterious role of flowers in pollination. Highlights of this programme include a guided tour for children to learn more about the flowers found around the Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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Suitable for children in P3 - P6 levels
Duration : 1.5 hours
Fee : 
$9.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 
20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : 
Tanglin Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


Sara Goes Carbon Footprinting

Join Sara, the Botanicosaurus, and her new friend, Rana the Frog in this tour and learn about carbon footprints and the many little but important things that all of us can do to make a difference for our home, Planet Earth! Young participants will also be introduced to some useful and multi-purpose trees!

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Suitable for children in P3 - P6 levels
Duration : 1.0 hour
Fee : 
$8.50 per child, (includes $2.50 "Sara Goes Carbon Footprinting" workbook) subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 
20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : 
Jacob Ballas's Children Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


Looking at Plants 
A comprehensive study on selected members in the living collection at the Children's Gardens. This tour emphasises functional parts of a plant; namely leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds.

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Suitable for children in P3 - P6 levels
Duration : 1.5 hours
Fee : 
$9.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 
20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Possible Locations: 
1)Tanglin Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens
2) Central Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens
3) Jacob Ballas's Children Garden, Bukit Timah Core of Singapore Botanic Gardens


Herbs and Spices

Herbs & Spices are of great importance in culinary recipes and as medicines. Come and explore our Herbs & Spices Garden, hear interesting stories and you will learn more about the uses and many benefits that herbs & spices can provide.

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Suitable for children in P4 - Sec 2 levels
Duration : 1.5 hours
Fee : $9.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Possible Locations:
1) Eco-Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens
2) Jacob Ballas Children's Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


Plant Classification 
Through observation of living specimens and investigating exercises, students will study the similarities and differences among different plant groups.  The classification systems of plants will also be explored.

Suitable for P4 - Sec 2 levels

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Suitable for children in P4 - Sec 2 levels
Duration : 
1.5 hours
Fee : 
$9.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 
20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : 
Evolution Garden, Central Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


Heritage Tour
Established in 1859 by an agri-horticultural society, the Singapore Botanic Gardens (SBG) has been an important part in the cultural and economic history of Singapore. As the birth place of the region’s rubber and orchid industries, SBG played an integral historical role in the development of the economy of the Southeast Asian region. A walk through the Gardens will evoke memories of bygone days where ladies strolled through the Gardens with their parasols and long skirts.

Highlights of this heritage tour include a tour of the SBG Heritage Museum. The museum features interactive exhibits and panels that share little known facts of the Gardens’ rich heritage, as well as rare artefacts including botanical books, paintings, and some of the Gardens’ historical landmarks. Participants will be enthralled and enriched by the rich heritage of the Gardens, following its nomination to UNESCO as Singapore’s first World Heritage Site.

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Suitable for children in P4 - JC2 levels

Duration : 1.5 hours
Fee : 
$9.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 
20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : 
Tanglin Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


Rainforest Trek 
This tour will give you fascinating insights into this last remnant of the same forest that used to cover the whole of Singapore Island. The Gardens’ 6-hectare Rain Forest has a long historic record dating from 1880 when Henry Ridley (the Gardens’ first Director) collected plants and toadstools from it. Today, the Rain Forest is home to more than 300 plant species of which most are endangered, rare or vulnerable. You will hear stories and learn secrets about these giant trees and rare plants in the context of the fragile and unique rainforest ecosystem, comprising both the plants and animals. Come and join us for a unique trekking experience in the Singapore Botanic Gardens Rain Forest!

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Suitable for children in P4 - JC2 levels
Duration : 
1.5 hours
Fee : 
$9.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 
20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : 
Rainforest, Central Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


EcoGarden Tour - Plants and their Uses

Plants play a key role in our lives. Come explore our EcoGarden where opportunities to study, smell and feel selected living specimens will be provided!  Special emphasis will be made on the economic uses of these plants to human.

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Suitable for children in P4 - JC2 levels
Duration : 
1.5 hours
Fee : 
$9.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 
20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : 
Eco-Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


Orchid Tour

View the spectacular display of orchids and bromeliads in the National Orchid Garden. Discover the beauty of our rich collection of unusual montane forest plants in the Cool House.

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Suitable for children in P4 - JC2 levels
Duration : 
1.5 hours
Fee : 
$9.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Note: Tour Fee does include admission fees into the National Orchid Garden
Admission Fee, self-purchase at Ticketing Counter : 
a) Free for children 12 years old and below;
b) $1.00 per student above 12 years old OR senior citizen above 60 years old
c) $5.00 per adult
Group Size : 20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : National Orchid Garden, Central Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


Evolution and Adaptation of Plants 
Did you know the first plant species appeared on earth about 500 million years ago?  How did plants evolve and adapt over time? Come and explore the Evolution Garden, and you will even discover endangered plant species and models of extinct plants & real fossils too!

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Suitable for children in P6 - Sec 2 levels
Duration : 
1.5 hours
Fee : 
$9.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 
20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Location : 
Evolution Garden, Central Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens


Pond Life 
Discover pond ecology at a tender age! Tour covers aquatic, semi-aquatic plants and animals. Children will also be introduced to food chains and the ecosystem.

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Suitable for children in P3 - P6 levels
Duration : 
1.0 hour
Fee : 
$6.00 per child, subjected to a minimum of 20 children per group
Group Size : 
20 (minimum) and 25 (maximum) children
Possible Locations :
1) Tanglin Core, Singapore Botanic Gardens
2) Jacob Ballas Children's Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens 

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